Dorian Gregory, most notable for playing Darryl Morris on the television show Charmed. Currently, he is the host of Soul Train.
The 35-year-old actor is an active humanitarian, Dorian Gregory is involved in the Jeopardy Program, sponsored by the L.A.P.D. for the youth at risk, as well as serving as the National Spokesman for the American Diabetes Association.
He was diagnosed with the disease when he was nine, and now talks to young adults and children "because I want them to see that there are no boundaries, no barriers."
Dorian is working to raise funds to help find a cure for diabetes and offering information to support people (now) living with diabetes. "I'm a veteran Diabetic, over 10 years, I talk to new diabetics, and they get so frightened, about all the stuff they have to do, and I was scared, I was sad, I went through my times of denial and doing my body some pain. Then one day I said,'Look, are you going to lead a life of accomplishing nothing, or are you going to enjoy life'?"
Dorian has hosted several events like BET Anniversary and Achievement Awards with Debbie Allen and Shirley Moore, Black Stuntwomen Beach Competition, and Elite Lee Jeans Model Look with Roshumba and Angelica Brideges.
He has also hosted a radio show on Black Writers, supports minority Film Makers, appeared at high school dedication to support better educational opportunities and been a guest in many charitable activities and parades. He is one of the founding members of the Epiphany Theater Group, established by writer/producer/director Bill Duke. He still performs with a live sketch comedy troupe directed by his sister Mercedes.
An aspiring producer as well as an actor and writer, Gregory has also hosted Lighten Up, a "politically incorrect" radio show which he describes as "a free-for-all about being honest about what we love and hate in life...and we would do it with a sense of humor". He has been featured on Baywatch Nights, Murder She Wrote, Pacific Blue, Lois and Clark, and Prey, as well as several comedies.